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10 Tips For Better Sleep
We all need some help now and then in getting to sleep. Rather than just popping a pill which can be habit forming and lead to more sleep problems in the long term, try these sleeping tips. One or more of them will surely help. Have a hot...

10 Tips: How to Get in Shape without Sweating
Tip #1: The *Brazilian move*. The good thing about this move is that you don't need to go a gym to do it, you don't even need to find time in your day. Why? Because you will do this move while you brush your teeth! How does it...

5 Dating Strategies for the Single Entrepreneur
Copyright 2005 Heartmind Connection, LLC My friend Jonathan is self-employed and single. He talks about how it would be so nice to have a relationship in his life and yet I do not see him making the time for the process of dating. He tells me...

5 Easy Steps to Help You Lose Weight
When loosing weight, most of us don't have the time to drastically change our lifestyles. We need a practical and convenient way to integrate effective habits into our daily lives. The following steps are easy and practical ways to get you on the...

9 Fantastic Formulas for a Stress Free Holiday!
The holidays are officially here. And so the season for giving begins. Warm loving intentions, thoughtful giving and stocking stuffing take over. It’s a wonderful time of year, but with all the activities, excitement and family obligations...

A Compelling Look at Pain Relief
If your back aches when you’re loading groceries in the car or your hands cramp up with arthritis when you sit down at the computer, you’re not alone. Although the nature, cause, and complaints vary, over one-half of Americans experience chronic or...

A Look at Arthritis Pain Relief
In a recent survey on pain conducted by the Stanford University Medical Center, arthritis pain was cited as the chief complaint among America’s seniors, with thirty-two percent of the senior population listing arthritis as the specific cause of...

A Rush Home to Rapture
Riding a rush, being juiced, flying high—this is the feeling we strive for every day. What’s the huge attraction to this heightened state? Many medical authorities would have us believe that the desire for a constant high is an addiction—and...

Balancing Your Work, Family and Social Life
Many of us have an image of personal balance as a set of scales in perfect balance every day. But that’s an unrealistic goal. You are in for a lot of frustration if you try to allocate within every day a predetermined portion of time for work,...

Basic Yoga Poses (Asanas)
In most forms of Yoga there are three components to the practice; breathing, concentration and physical poses also known as asanas. The two poses below are the most common asanas used in Western Yoga practice today. Padma-Asana: Probably the most...

Beating Your Neck, Back and Shoulder Pain
Suffering from neck, back and shoulder pain? If you are, you’re in good company. Millions of people wake up every morning and endure every day experiencing pain in their necks, backs and shoulders. While neck, back and shoulder pain used to be...

Benefits of Chair Yoga - Part 1
In comparison to many forms of exercise, the benefits of Chair Yoga far outweigh the risks. The therapeutic exercises work the body, from head to toes, to the best of any client's ability. Therefore, the method used, addresses the whole body in a...

Benefits of Chair Yoga - Part 2
We have all heard the saying, "Rome wasn't built in a day." Those words are extremely profound, when thinking about correcting poor posture and alignment. It takes years to create poor alignment. Therefore, poor posture cannot be corrected in a...

Benefits of Chair Yoga - Part 3
Flexibility is considered to be a "by product" of Yoga practice, but in the case of Chair Yoga, it is often "down played" or taken for granted. Since most Chair Yoga enthusiasts are seniors, the true value of flexibility is mobility. When you...

Benefits of Chair Yoga - Part 4
Chair Yoga can easily work in harmony with most physical rehabilitation prescriptions. Many physical therapists have knowledge of Yoga or are teachers of Yoga. Many doctors, physical therapists, and medical professionals recommend Yoga to patients...

Blast Away Your Negative Stress With Yoga
Will you be able to manage the stress in your life? It seems that everyday brings more and more stress. Yoga is a terrific way to counter all the stressors in today's fast-paced society. Now it's clear, not all stress is equal. All...

Break Through Your Negative Stress With Yoga
Will you be able to manage the stress in your life? It seems that everyday brings more and more stress. Yoga is a terrific way to counter all the stressors in today's fast-paced society. Now it's clear, not all stress is equal. All stresses place...

Can a Yoga Prop Help 'Prop' Up Your Practice?
Some people may wonder if using a yoga prop can help them get more out of their practice. My personal opinion is yes. B.K.S. Iyengar introduced the yoga prop as a means of supporting proper alignment of the joints and bones during postures....

Child Yoga – What is All the Fun About?
Many adults have taken up yoga, but yoga has not gained as the same popularity with children. Child yoga can offer many of the same benefits to kids as it does to adults. What can yoga offer your child? A healthier body – Childhood obesity is on...

Christian Yoga?
There is an interesting article in the September 5th issue of Time magazine. This particular article covers a spectrum of opinions about mixing Christianity with Yoga. Even, if you don't agree with a single opinion, it's a good read, as long as you...

Chronic Pain Relief: An Overview
Everyone will experience pain at some point in their lives. Pain is a necessary form of protection against injuries, diseases, or conditions that would otherwise impair or even kill us. Pain alerts us that something is wrong. Pain can be either...

Concept of 'Agni' in Ayurveda
Being one of the panchamahabhoota, agni (fire) has the characteristic that it cannot exist without a base. In the body it exists in pitta dosha. Agni is responsible for the following functions: Digestion - indigestion (Pakti- Apakti) ...

Confessions of a Yoga Teacher
The following are questions that Yoga teachers still need to answer, despite overwhelming evidence that Yoga is "the mother of all health maintenance systems." Mainstream thought is finally catching up, with the progress Yoga is making, but it has...

Daily Rituals as a Doorway to the Higher
If you have a longing to connect with something higher, whether it be your higher self or higher powers and beings, one of the simplest ways to connect is by creating a daily ritual for yourself. Whether you meditate, do yoga, read inspirational...

Dealing With Chronic Pain Conditions :: A Simple Guide
Anyone that suffers with a chronic pain condition knows that it not only affects the body, but also the mind. Its effect on a sufferers mind can almost be worse than the pain itself. Chronic pain becomes chronic when pain does not go away after...

Death, Aging, Rejuvenation (Part 4)
Biological clock Obviously you need biological clock to time and alarm the point when you need to die and when you need to age. Aging is the same death as in those one-day butterflies, but a little bit prolonged one. Not immediate kill but...

Deep Breathing for Meditation or Yoga
Deep breathing is a great way of promoting relaxation and reducing stress. Yoga, meditation, martial arts, and trained voice are some disciplines that recognize the importance and effectiveness of deep breathing. Use the following deep breathing...

Deep Breathing For Yoga Or Meditation
Deep breathing is a great way of promoting relaxation and reducing stress. Yoga, meditation, martial arts, and trained voice are some disciplines that recognize the importance and effectiveness of deep breathing. Use the following deep breathing...

Depression Mantra
Depression is the most prevalent of all the emotional disorders. This may vary from feelings of slight sadness to utter misery and dejection. It brings together a variety of physical and psychological symptoms which together constitute a...

Discover How Yoga Will Help You Reach Your Goals - Part 1
Time is valuable and there are a number of successful methods for goal realization. Yoga will cross train your mind and body for maximum potential. Imagine being able to optimize your attitude in one hour, per day, or less. Every day, people attend...

Discover How Yoga Will Help You Reach Your Goals - Part 2
At this point, let's break down the major components of a typical Hatha Yoga session, and see how each one will enable you to reach your goals. There are nine main styles of Yoga in India, but most of the popular styles, outside of India, are...

Discover Yoga's Healing Power
There are several medical conditions that can be improved by practicing yoga. It can be used to lessen the negative effects of infertility, lung disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, insomnia, cancer, high blood pressure, and joint...

Do you have Eczema or Dermatitis?
Copyright 2005 Michael Brooks Although many people believe that eczema and dermatitis are separate conditions, they are actually one and the same. The most common form of this skin condition is atopic eczema. Depending on what study you read,...

Doing Less in More Time
Over the years, the compelling challenge of time, priorities, and life balance has been a frequently mentioned concern of individuals. Our lives have sped up so much that we often feel that we are losing track of who we are. And, in our rush to...

Ease Your Way Into Yoga And Meditation
Many people buy books on yoga and meditation, but never get into the regular practice of these methods. It is not only true for yoga, there must be millions of self-help and self-instruction manuals of all types gathering dust on shelves around the...

Eat Right For A Healthy Life
Our diet is an essential factor for the formation of our body. It is clearly mentioned in an Ayurvedic classic 'Charak Samhita' that consuming improper diet in improper way is the main cause of 'Disease'. According to 'Charak Samhita -"An...

Eating Disorders And The Use Of Yoga In Prevention And Treatment
It was not so long ago that eating disorders, such as bolimia and anorexia, were thought to be purely the result of mental conditions. More recently, though, some physical factors have been attributed to these conditions. It is now...

Eight Amazing Benefits of Teaching Yoga
Every challenging occupation yields some sort of satisfaction, but the fitness professionals industry had an amazing 85% job satisfaction rate according to an Idea Health & Fitness survey. Job Satisfaction In the same survey, 98% of those...

Exercise: Why YOU Should Do It
Hundreds of Thousands of Americans spend millions of dollars each year on diet pills, “magical” exercise devices, and misrepresented health and fitness products, when in all actuality a good set of dumbbells and a brisk walk may be all you need...

Exercise: Why YOU should do it
Hundreds of Thousands of Americans spend millions of dollars each year on diet pills, "magical" exercise devices, and misrepresented health and fitness products, when in all actuality a good set of dumbbells and a brisk walk may be all you need to...

Finding Peace: A Taste of Mindfulness
When we are ill and don’t know it, we are in a state of ignorance or delusion. We don’t view ourselves as sick, so we don’t believe it’s necessary to go to a doctor or take any medication. We fail to recognize our own need for care and support....

Free Weights vs Machines- The battle!
Copyright 2005 strength-training-woman.com It seems like everyone has an opinion on this debate. Which is better- free weights or machines? I asked my trainer friends what they thought and it was pretty much split in half. One group loved free...

Friday Night Fitness Dates
Close your eyes and imagine this romantic setting: an intimate picnic on the beach, you and your mate enjoying strawberries from a fresh fruit salad, and both of you enjoying the ocean breeze as plans are being made for your next date. All of...

Get It Done-OR 3 Ways To Advance Your Goal
1. WORK WITH THE END IN MIND- OR FOCUS ON SUCCESS “Beginning with the end in mind is the endowment of imagination . If you are the programmer, write the program”, says, goal expert- Stephen R. Covey. Goals help us to focus, and the quality of our...

Get Out Those Legos
Many of my clients are working harder than smarter. This is not a put-down of their intelligence. It is a statement about the conventions of the way most of us live and work. Without a concerted effort to step back and take an objective look at...

Getting an exciting life after a break up
Breaking up. The End. The journey is over. You feel rejected. Hopeless. You don’t want to go back in the jungle again. You may even have that dread feeling of failure. Suddenly, all the love songs at the radio seemed to have been written for...

Getting Slim and Trim with Yoga
Yoga’s power to create a state of mental and physical well being may also be put to good use for taking off excess weight. Yoga promotes a healthy and balanced life style and when combined with a calorie burning program may show exceptional...

Getting Strong For Capoeira
Copyright 2005 strength-training-woman.com Capoeira is all the buzz these days. I turned on the TV the other night to see a Capoeiristas (one that enjoys this sport/game) having a full makeover. On top of that, I went to a Cirque De Soleil show...

Going Gaga Over Yoga
Pop icon Madonna is probably one of the most popular bi-products of commercialized yoga. Since she started to come out with that toned and buffed figure, women all over the world wanted to know what kind of diet she has been doing. When she revealed...

Hatha Yoga
One of the many subsets of the 5000 year old system used to increase the well being of the mind, body and spirit, is known as Hatha Yoga. In Hatha Yoga participants combine a series of stretching exercises referred to as asanas, specialized...

Healing Heartburn Holistically
Everyone at some point in time has experienced some form of heartburn. Often, what we notice is a bitter, sour or acid taste in our mouths. At times, we may feel as if partially digested foods or liquids are moving from our stomach back towards...

Health and Anti-Aging
Some words about anti-aging and disease prevention The aging process is for the greater part no mystery anymore. It consists for a great part of daily damages done on the macroscopic, tissue, cellular and genetic levels. These add up as the...

Health - Try Yoga For Better Health
Try Yoga For many people either in an exercise program or starting one, flexibility and reducing stress are major priorities. There are plenty of ways to achieve great flexibility and reduce stress and Yoga is one of them. Because Yoga...

Here’s What Yoga Can Do For You...
You want to have a full life. You want to feel well. You want lots of energy, vitality, power, and stamina. Am I right so far? Well, the great news is that all these can be yours. Yoga applies age-old secrets to everyday life in a modern,...

Holiday Health: Give Get-Fit Gifts
‘Tis the season to celebrate -- and a time to eat! Most of us gain a few pounds during the holiday season. With family dinners, holiday parties and gift baskets loaded with goodies, who thinks of staying fit? Instead of giving a pyramid of...

Holistic Health
Health is defined by the WHO as 'a state of physical, mental and social well-being, not merely an absence of diseases or infirmity'. Flexible adjustment to the changing demands of environment is health and it is not a state. Genuine health...

HOT, HOT, HOT ... Bikram Yoga
As people search for curative and restorative effects to combat the impact of a chaotic world, Yoga has become very popular in our culture. Yoga is for everyone and can be done by every body. Yoga is the only exercise from which you gain energy...

How To Cure Your Incurable Nasal Allergy
Immunoglobulin E is an antibody, which is secreted from the white blood cell as a defense agent in our body. It helps us defending bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms, which attack our body. Once the immunoglobulin E attaches to the mast...

HOW TO FIND A GYM AND START EXERCISING
Copyright 2005 Michael Brooks There is hardly a week that passes without an article or study touting the benefits of exercise. Exercise to cure cancer, exercise to lose weight, feel better, live longer, and stop dementia, the list appears...

How to find the right Yoga teacher?
I am often asked by beginners about how to evaluate a Yoga Teacher? The following is the “CALM check list.” These factors are basic criteria that your Yoga Instructor should meet before you continue on to a second Yoga class. CALM gets it name...

How to Find the Right Yoga Teacher for You
In order to find a quality yoga instructor, you need to know what to look for. Since there is no universal certification program for yoga teachers, not all of them are created equal as you can see by the following example. I had been practicing...

How To Loose Weight Using Yoga
Yoga’s power to create a state of mental and physical well being may also be put to good use for taking off excess weight. Yoga promotes a healthy and balanced life style and when combined with a calorie burning program may show exceptional...

How to Lose Weight After Pregnancy
Weight control is a prevalent concern for many women after pregnancy. Although common during pregnancy, weight gain is difficult for many women to handle emotionally. Many women are unclear about how to separate fact from fiction concerning this...

How to manage self consciousness
Self consciousness is an essential part of being human, but it can make social situations really tricky sometimes. Here's what you can do about it if it happens to you. First, let's look at what mean by self consciousness. Here's an...

How To Reduce Stress That Causes Hair Loss and Bad Hair
Your hair will be radiant and shining if you are healthy physically as well as emotionally. Your hair becomes dull and lifeless if you are upset emotionally. Your hair will begin to fall out, and it will become waxy with the overproduction of...

How to Stay Balanced During Stressful Situations
Often we start to notice ourselves falling into anger, depression, self-pity or other responses to a work or home situation. Here are a few ideas to implement when in a situation where a knee-jerk reaction starts to arise. Remember it is much...

How to Use Yoga DVDs and Videos to Round Out Your Practice
I absolutely love using yoga DVDs and yoga videos during my practices. As a matter of fact, I use one of them almost every time I do yoga. Why do I love using them so much? They Provide Variety - I don’t know about you, but I get bored pretty...

Improve Your Holidays Through Yoga
Even during holidays we are still attacked by outside stressful factors which can ruin a very promising vacation. Holiday stress is a rather antagonistic expression but it is real and it can cause serious upset. There are countless reasons to get...

Internal Yoga for Sexual Vitality
Internal Yoga for Sexual Vitality ©M.Javril,1998 originally published in the "Wet Set Gazette", Pasadena, CA - Spring 1998 reprinting with permission granted Your body's health is a complex system of mini-systems, just like a global village of its...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Simple Self-Help Tips
If you have been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you will know how difficult it is to treat. Doctors can be dismissive of IBS symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation and bloating, and when treatment is offered it may only help for...

Is Your Soul Breathing?
God made humans in his image but these days very few of them lead a God fearing life. Environment is the main cause of changes in a human being. People you meet on a day today basis and the surroundings you are in contribute in the making of your...

Isn't It Time To Try Kundalini Yoga?
Although there are many types of yoga, and it may be impractical to try them all, experiencing some of the main branches -- including Kundalini yoga -- will give you a fuller grasp of yoga’s essence and benefits. Kundalini yoga isn't just another...

Low Back pain - Ayurvedic Management
Low back pain is one of the most common pain disorders today .It is a chronic condition characterized by a persistent dull or sharp pain per the lower back. It may be also associated with burning, stiffness, numbness or tingling with the pain...

Lower Your Blood Pressure by Practicing Yoga
If you didn't know by now, yoga asanas can help you in the treatment of high blood pressure, and help you lower blood pressure. Yoga asanas make stable your blood pressure, so lower blood pressure when it's abnormaly high. Asanas have...

Lower Your Risk of Stress Related Disease While Relaxing at Home.
Stress is a normal part of daily life.  However poorly managed stress can lead to a variety of health issues such as emotional, psychological and even physical problems.  The physical issues that can arise from high stress levels include coronary...

Making Excuses
I edited and re-edited my article. I had to make sure it was just so. Then I procrastinated on writing the query letter to get my article published. The house needed cleaning, I ran out of stamps, the letter wasn't quite right. Delivering the...

Menopause and Mood Swings
Menopause equals mood swings. You know, where the slightest request from your husband can cause you to go off. Or perhaps the cries of your child for a new Playstation game makes you lose it. Mood swings, which can trigger the sudden onset of...

Moment of Magic
Laughter may or may not be a shock, relieved, but its’ therapeutic effects are recognised in most cultures. It allows a positive distractive moment or moments. When things are tough, rough, overbearing or endless, a quick laugh can help to...

Movement That Matters: Exercise With a Greater Purpose
You've seen the commercials Ive fallen and I cant get up! While this has been a topic of many jokes and late-night comedy skits, the reality is falling is a very real danger for many people. Too often falls can lead to broken bones,...

Muscle Fitness – Can Yoga Make You Stronger?
Many people wonder if yoga can improve their muscle fitness. They recognize that yoga can help reduce stress and increase flexibility, but when it comes to increasing muscle fitness, they think it might be a little too 'weak' to do the job. The...

My Beginning Yoga Experience
As I walked out of the Bikram Yoga studio toward my car after my first class, I found myself declaring, "If I can actually do this yoga, it will totally change my whole life." I had only been able to attempt half the postures, with the rest of the...

Natural Health
NATURAL HEALTH is a form of alternative lifestyle whereby individuals incorporate natural health remedies and therapies as opposed to conventional forms of living and health. Natural health encompasses utilization of bodywork; health maintenance...

Natural Prevention & Treatment For The Flu: What Your Doctor May Not Know
Flu can affect 10 to 30 percent of the U.S. population each winter. The flu virus can linger in the air for as long as three hours. In close quarters, conditions are ripe for the spread of the virus. That explains why the highest incidence of...

Never Too Old!
At age 47, Martina Navratilova returned to Wimbledon and represented the United States at the 2004 Athens Olympics. In September, seventy-three year old Ed Whitlock shattered his own world age class marathon record by completing a marathon in...

Nine Things You Should Know About Yoga for Children
Here are some guidelines and realistic expectations for parents, who are considering Yoga for their children. For your child, Yoga is much more than a kid's fitness class. Just like adults -- kids need time to learn to deal with life's daily...

Objective Of Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
The main objective of alcohol rehabilitation programs is to free you from the bondage of alcoholism. These programs help you to discover newer ways to live without alcohol. Different alcohol rehabilitation centers are offering various types of...

Obstacles of yoga
Anyone embarking on the journey of yoga will face a series of obstacles, difficulties and detours. You will need to remove all of the following difficulties, noticed by yoga practitioners for a long time, in order to be able to fully benefit from...

Overcoming Obstacles In Practicing Yoga
Anyone embarking on the journey of yoga will face a series of obstacles, difficulties and detours. You will need to remove all of the following difficulties, noticed by yoga practitioners for a long time, in order to be able to fully benefit from...

Paths Of Yoga I
With dozens of Hollywood celebrities following in their Guru's lotus footsteps and the sick Western commercial behaviour exploding Yogas popularity to a system that simply enhances people's health, Yoga remains a system of spiritual unity of mind,...

Paths Of Yoga II
Continuing the Paths of Yoga, I'm delivering to you the practical side of this mysticism that thousands of people around the world use to achieve spiritual growth, and body purification. According to yoga experts, its early practice reduces the risk...

Pilates: A Challenging and Motivating Exercise Regimen
Pilates is named after its creator Joseph Pilates. It is an exercise regimen that uses machines and special stretches. This exercise puts emphasis on flexibility and overall strength over body bulk. One of the principles of Pilates is concentration....

Practice extreme self-care.
At times when life seems to be getting us down or we’re going through a period of stress and uncertainty, it’s important to take special care of ourselves! - Take time out. If you can get away from your usual environment then do so. Go away for the...

Pranic Therapy - Part I
Pranic Therapy Part I - An Introduction Pranic Therapy is an alternative system of Medicine using therapy with the Universal Stream of Consciousness, the Cosmic Prana. Pranic...

Pulling The Roots Of Disease
"Anybody who tells you that disease has only one cause, and that drugs and surgery are the solution, is DEAD WRONG." Dr. Ward Coleman, N.D. Unhealthy aging and diseases of the body systems (such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, immune...

Quit Smoking: Why People Do Bad Things (even When They Know They Shouldn't)
Do you do Bad Things? Even though you know you shouldn't? It's not your fault. It really isn't. You know you should stop doing it, but no matter how much you know that, and how much you try, you just can't stop! Everyone knows how to lose weight....

Realistic Expectations for Chair Yoga Students
Firstly, let me make it clear that Yoga is not a "cure" for the huge variety of ailments that afflict mankind, but it can help in every area of life. Yoga's strength lies in preventative medicine, living a healthy life style, and making any current...

Remain Active with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Yoga Guide
(ARA) - More and more people are performing the age-old practice of Yoga. Yoga can stretch you, it can relax you and now it may help people with arthritis. According to the American Yoga Association (AYA), Yoga may help people with ...

Savoring Moments Through Mindful Eating
We all eat. But how mindful are we of every bite we take? Your mother always told you to slow down and taste your food. That’s great advice, especially when we find ourselves grabbing a quick snack on the run or eating a meal while driving. How...

Secrets of Teaching Yoga
What you are about to read applies to teaching, in general. In fact, we are all teachers, to some degree. You teach your friends, co-workers, strangers and family members on a daily basis. The example you set teaches someone in some way. Whether...

Sedona Vortex Yoga
The Sedona Portal SEDONA is a portal. It is a dimensional, galactic portal. Many of us visit Sedona and feel as if we have come home. This may be because Sedona is a portal through which many old souls original entered this time/space...

Some Simple Tantric Yoga Exercises To Improve Health And Sexual Abilities
A healthy anal and genital area is of great importance both for the general well-being and for the sexual abilities. The same is thrue about a healthy respiratory tract and breathing apparatus. Here are presented three poses and three breathing...

Some Yoga Exercises To Improve The General and Sexual Health
A healthy anal and genital area is of great importance both for the general well-being and for the sexual abilities. The same is true about a healthy respiratory tract and breathing apparatus. Here are presented two poses and three breathing...

Start Your Day on Your Terms
Most of us start the day like we’re trying to catch a train. We wake up, grab a cup of coffee, look at the paper and listen to the news. We rush out of the house to make an appointment or deadline or to put the finishing touches on a...

STAY HEALTHY AND YOUNG
Yes, it is possible for the people of all ages to keep themselves healthy, physically fit and young looking throughout their whole lives. Just take the following three steps and enjoy a healthy, happy and a long life. 1. Eat Balanced Food ...

Stop Relationship Stress and Create Your Own Health Remedies
Human beings need relationships. Your relationships, past, present, personal or professional, represent a major source of stress in your life. Chronic stress causes breakdown of your immune system. This leads to many emotional and physical disorders...

Stress Elimination
Copyright 2005 Trevor Dumbleton Learning methods of stress elimination is a vital skill in the modern world. After all, there is no way to get away from stress these days, thanks to work, life, family, the economy, the state of the world, global...

STRESS MANAGEMENT
The fast pace of life is taking toll on very city dweller, right from students to home makers and workers to managers, every body is hit by the bug of the stress. Modern technological development and communication aids are adding to the stress...

STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR 2004: The Rest of the Story
Perhaps you are like many of the people I talk to who have moved on from the stress of the holidays and are now feeling the stress of everyday life. Would you really like to reduce or even eliminate some of the stress rather than just “manage” it?...

Stressed Out? It Might Be Your Job
“I’m stressed out.” If you find yourself thinking--or saying--this to yourself on a regular basis, you might have a real problem on your hands. Job and career related stress has been on the rise in recent years, as occupations become...

Stretching Exercises, Yoga
Stretching and yoga aren't just for people who can fold themselves up like pretzels, or movie stars who have nothing better to do with their days! It can be a beneficial practice to all who use it, and one doesn't have to adopt the...

Stretching & Yoga
Stretching and yoga aren’t just for swamis who can fold themselves up like pretzels, or movie stars who have nothing better to do with their days! It can be a beneficial practice to all who use it, and one doesn’t have to adopt the worldview of the...

Supplements ... The New Magic Pills?
If I hear one more person suggest supplements as the cure to life stressors I'll scream! Everywhere I go I hear someone talking about this or that supplement, this or that herb, this or that dietary regime as the answer to health and happiness. Over...

Surf the Wave of Abundance
Bank account bare? Bedroom barren? Body running on empty? Buddha not showing up? Why? Maybe because your beat is off! You’re out of step with the AbunDance. It’s a dance that requires flexibility, fluidity and, above all, the willingness to...

Taking The Leap
Every four years, February gives us a whole 24 hours of bonus footage to add to our year. Many people take this opportunity to "do something special" with their extra day. But why wait for Leap Day? Why not celebrate the "leaps" and risks we...

Taking The Sress Out Of Vacations With Yoga
Even during vacations we are still attacked by outside stressful factors which can ruin a very promising vacation. Vacation stress is a rather antagonistic expression but it is real and it can cause serious upset. There are countless reasons to...

Ten Powerful Keys to Healing Yourself
Copyright 2005 Wayne McDonald 1. Be Present Live in the now. The past is gone. You can never go back and make it right. You can never re-live a life that was yesterday. Live positively in the present moment, no matter what is occurring. It is...

The 5 Words That Are Ruining Your Life
How would you like to stop feeling like your life isn't good enough? (I realize advertisers would go broke if this happened, but it's better for you!) Imagine feeling joyful, whole and complete when you look in the mirror at the end of the day. ...

The Baby Boomer Athlete
Are you a Baby Boomer? If you were born between the years of 1946 to 1964, you are part of the 79.1 million Boomers, comprising 29 percent of the total US population. According to the AARP, every seven seconds a Baby Boomer turns 50! And, about...

The Benefits of Yoga
"It ain't over til it's over." Wait a minute, that was Yogi. Not yoga. Nonetheless, that six-word sentiment applies to those hour-long sessions at your local health club, the classes where it would appear the involved members are twisting...

The Best Benefits of YOGA!
The BENEFITS OF YOGA are truly unlimited. Here are a few! * Increased Flexibility - yoga has positions used by various joints of the body including those joints that we are unaware of or haven't been used for other forms of exercise. *...

The Five Points Of YOGA!
5 Points Yoga To clarify the science of Yoga and make it easy for the majority of people, these universal principles are desired for the physical and the mental health of individuals as well as spiritual growth. These 5 points are...

The Fundamentals of Pilates
There are people who are fond of getting an exercise for maintaining their body figure as well as to condition their body so to look healthier and sexy. Some do the swimming or others stay in the gym to get their ideal body figure. We all dream and...

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Yoga Business
The dark exists everywhere and so does the light. The dark side of human personality is in all of us. Unfortunately, Yoga teachers, priests, politicians, and police are human too. With that said, there are many caring Yoga teachers who their spend...

The Healing Powers of Yoga
There are several medical conditions that can be improved by practicing yoga. It can be used to lessen the negative effects of infertility, lung disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, insomnia, cancer, high blood pressure, and joint...

The History of Yoga
The history of yoga is long and steeped in tradition. Contrary to what some people may believe, yoga was not developed as the newest way to slim down so they could fit into a smaller pants size. The history of yoga goes back 5,000 years. It...

The Maharishi Ayurveda Approach to Allergies with Nancy Lonsdorf M.D.
Allergies: The Ayurvedic Answer In a healthy body, the allergic response serves to protect against invasion by harmful agents. Secretions and inflammation help our immune cells get into the affected tissue, dilute the toxic agent and help...

The Maharishi Ayurveda Approach to Weight Loss with Nancy Lonsdorf M.D.
Maharishi Ayurveda Approach to Weight Loss: 5 Easy Steps to A Healthier Weight Although different people have weight problems for different reason, these 5 tips address fundamental lifestyle habits that affect virtually everyone. The...

The Many Benefits Of Yoga
Many studies have been conducted to determine which areas will benefit from an extended practice of yoga. Yoga practitioners are most likely to see improvements in the areas of physiology, psychology, and biochemistry. Furthermore, practitioners...

The Many Branches Of Yoga
People have used yoga techniques for more than 2,000 years. Over these centuries, yoga has developed into a system of widely varied practices, much like an ancient tree with many branches. Each branch of yoga was developed to serve specific...

The New Age Movement
New Age - A Paradigm Shift to Divine Consciousness & a Universal Philosophy The New Age Movement (NAM) is a revival of spiritual and divine values and can be called as a Divine Regeneration Movement. New Age Philosophy has conquered the...

The Path of Relationship
Each month after completing and fine tuning Letters on Life I’m excited about sending it out. Within a few hours I start to wonder about the next letter and whether people will like it. Is it going to be good enough? Because of this...

The right way to take vitamins and herbs
Question : IS IT safe to take both vitamins (such as vitamins C, E and multivitamins) and other herbal remedies (such as saw palmetto and pumpkin seed) together daily? I have mild hypertension (140/90 mmHg) and digestive problems, such as bloating...

The Shoemaker Has No Shoes
A funny thing happened on the way to work today. I realized that even though professionals preach health and well being, they might not have a clue how to get there. The old saying that the "shoemaker has no shoes" comes to mind. Recently I have...

The Spirit Of Change
The Spirit of Change A Highly Conscious Approach To Business Management. For more on this topic please link to Innerwealth Web Site For many years I have worked with people who are keen to work effectively as possible. The most...

The Truth About Vinyasa Yoga
Vinyasa is a Sanskrit word, which refers to breath and movement. For example each Yoga posture is matched by one breath. This is what you do when you perform Sun or Moon salutations, and these are also a form of Vinyasa Yoga. So, any sequences of...

The Writer As Activist
THE WRITER AS ACTIVIST: Eric Shapiro Elaborates on Alternative Mental Health. Almost two years ago, before the release of my first book, "Short of a Picnic," I began writing nonfiction Internet essays that, like the book itself, deal with...

Tips for Handling On the Job Setbacks
If you’ve chosen a business career, you will inevitably experience some type of setback. And whether your pet project is canceled, your performance review is a bust, you get turned down for a promotion, or you’re asked to leave the company,...

To Boost Your Brain, Move Your Body!
If you really want your brain to be at its best, you need to commit to regular physical exercise. Does that surprise you? You may wonder why physical exercise is important if your main priority is to improve your brain function. Aren't very...

To Hell In A Handbasket; Men Who Crash And Burn
What’s up with men? Why do we push our bodies to extremes? Why do we so often ignore our body’s signals that we’re doing too much, going too fast, trying too hard? Why do we indulge in excess, and constantly exceed our” envelope of tolerance”? ...

Top 5 Exercise Plateau Breakers
Plateau. That dreaded word that you do not want to hear, let alone experience. Especially if you have been diligently exercising in an attempt to get fit or lose weight. We have all experienced a plateau at some time all of a sudden you stop...

Top Most Yoga System
The Principle of Balance is most important thing, My research Study based on the balance of senses for balanced Brain. How our senses are responsible for level concentration, Balance of Brain & flow of Hormones? How we can control, manage &...

Traffic… Sales… and Headachy Emails
Not since the phrase "Go West Young Man!" has there been as much promise of wealth and riches for anyone brave enough to explore this new frontier, the Internet. With this new wave of technology anyone can open up a virtual store and sell their...

Understanding the different types of Yoga
Yoga is becoming a more and more popular activity in the Western world today. The number of places holding Yoga classes is on the increase and there is a plethora of different types of Yoga. With a choice of Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Power Yoga,...

Understanding the Yoga Sutras
In the West, there are many who practice Yoga for the physical benefits only. I'll never forget the first-time experience of teaching Yoga in a commercial health club setting. After practicing asanas and pranayama, I mentioned that we would start...

Using Yoga For Weight Loss
Yoga can be put to good use for taking off excess pounds through the power of creating a state of mental and physical well being. The basic tenets of Yoga promotes a healthy lifestyle and when combined with a calorie reduction can help to speed...

Using Yoga to Manage ADD
Exercise is a powerful tool for ADD management. Medical professionals recommend that adults get at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise (such as running or biking) 3-5 times per week to improve their general health. For ADDers, this type of exercise...

Using Yoga to Manage ADD
Using Yoga to Manage ADD By ADD Coach Jennifer Koretsky © Copyright 2003 Exercise is a powerful tool for ADD management. Medical professionals recommend that adults get at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise (such as running or biking) 3-5 times...

Vision as a Metaphor
Why are our eyes called the windows to our souls? Why do we speak of the way that we "see" the world? Why do we say, "I see", in order to communicate that we understand? What is the understanding? What is the relationship between our vision, our...

What does Meditation music do to you?
Personally I belief that it is possible for anyone to live a life of happiness,inner peace, and outward success, no matter what their present or past circumstances. There are very real methods anyone can use to achieve these things-if they are...

What is Chair Yoga?
Chair Yoga is a gentle form of Yoga. With so many types of Yoga available, here is one that most of us can practice. Inversions and complicated maneuvers are not necessary in a Chair Yoga class. All it takes is the motivation to get started. Most...

What is yoga?
What is Yoga? Yoga is a science of health and spirituality that originated many thousands of years ago in India. The ancient yogis sought to harmonize the body, mind and soul in an effort to achieve health, long life, and ultimately,...

What Is Yoga
Yoga is a organization that benefits the consistency, head, and spirit by teaching ego-control done a serial of postures and exercises, as wellspring as through with(p) external respiration, liberalization, and speculation techniques. The ultimate...

What Is Yoga?
What is Yoga? Yoga is a science of health and spirituality that originated many thousands of years ago in India. The ancient yogis sought to harmonize the body, mind and soul in an effort to achieve health, long life, and ultimately,...

What kind of Yoga and Meditation leads to gaining Enlightenment in this life?
What kind of Yoga and Meditation leads to gaining Enlightenment in this life? Every process of Yoga... neigh meditation that frees us from the clutches of attachment... bondage or Moha, whatever we may call it... Is the right process on the...

What's On Your Shift List?
The most happy and successful people on earth have a personal Shift List. They probably don't call it by that name, but they have one. How do I know? Because these folks are enjoying their journey on our challenging planet! A Shift List is...

When Self-Growth becomes Self-Sabotage
Many of us invest quality time and energy into our personal development. We buy inspiring books, sometimes with the workbooks or journals that complement them. We discuss psychology with our friends – or we look for friends with whom we can...

When The Going Gets Tough -- The Tough Keep Going
If you've been in a job search for more than a few weeks you may be experiencing the feelings of defeat and despair, not to mention the urge to give up. It's been a tough year, and then some, for those who have lost jobs for whatever reason....

Which Type of Yoga is the Right Choice for You?
You finally made the decision to practice yoga, but which style of yoga is the best one for you? There are many types of yoga, and while they usually have common elements, their focus is often quite different. If you have not been physically active...

Why Chair Yoga
Isn't Yoga just for young "hard bodies," like you would see on the cover of a magazine? Don't you have to turn your body into a pretzel, to practice Yoga? These are, a few of the many, questions I am asked about Yoga and Chair Yoga. Any idea that...

"Why Exercise Balls Are The Wonder Exercise Equipment"
Exercise balls are the latest invention in exercise equipments. These balls catch every one's fancy because of their shape and attractive colors. However, the real benefit of exercise balls, introduced by a group of Swiss medical therapists, is as a...

Why Has Yoga Become So Popular?
Did you know that over fifteen million people practiced yoga in 2003, according to a landmark study by Yoga Journal Magazine. And the numbers are expected to increase dramatically in subsequent years. Your own experiences probably confirm...

Why Not Try Bikram Yoga?
There are many types of yoga, but Bikram yoga tends to stand out from the rest. Even though the practice is largely the same, you'll immediately notice the difference in the environment -- the room in which Bikram yoga is performed is heated between...

Will Yoga Help You Lose More Weight?
I suppose it was only a matter of time before the mass marketing about diet and fitness and weight loss caught up with Yoga. After all, Yoga is certainly going through a period of resurgance - not the first, as these things typically move in...

Wireless Meditation: Top Five Tips for Wherever-Whenever Mindfulness
The problem with meditation is attachment. We get in the habit of needing our altar, favorite cushion, incense, CD, certain time of day, necessary length of time, or particular style of sitting. If we can’t do it the “right” way, we tend to skip...

Yoga: A Beneficial Exercising Regimen
Yoga is an ancient proven tradition that exists for thousands of years and also one of the most ancient cultural heritages in India. The word yoga means, "to unite". But it does not only mean contemplation but also communion and yoking all powers of...

Yoga Accessories– Getting What You Really Need
Unlike some other sports, you don’t need a lot of yoga accessories when you practice. With yoga, your body is really the most important ‘equipment’ that you need. There are some items that are basic and which can help you be more comfortable and...

YOGA AND ARTHRITIS: A REVIEW
Yoga is an ancient Indian science and way of life, which influences the functioning of the brain and the rest of the body. Several studies have shown that the practice of yoga has a definite role in the promotion of positive health, including mental...

Yoga and Meditation - that leads to gaining Enlightenment in this life?
What kind of Yoga and Meditation leads to gaining Enlightenment in this life? Every process of Yoga... neigh meditation that frees us from the clutches of attachment... bondage or Moha, whatever we may call it... Is the right process on the...

Yoga As An Aid To Weight Loss
Yoga is wonderful for nurturing a state of mental and physical well being . It promotes a balanced and healthy lifestyle, and yoga techniques can be applied also to removing excess weight, thus bringing you an extra benefit, that is if...

Yoga Beginner - Getting It Right
When it comes to promoting relaxation and reducing stress, nothing beats yoga. Unfortunately this isn't the case for everyone. Most people who quit yoga think they fail because they are unable to get the positions and technique right. In fact, the...

Yoga Can Help You to Lose Weight
We all know that yoga is good for your health and well-being, but does how does it tie into weight loss? After all, it isn't aerobic exercise so can it really help to shed pounds? A recent study conducted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research...

Yoga Clothes for Comfort, Functionality – and Let’s Not Leave Out Fun!
Yoga clothes should be comfortable and functional. They should allow you to move freely and not distract you from your practice. They should feel good against your skin so they don’t cause any irritation. Ideally, the clothing should be absorbent...

Yoga For Back Pain Relief
A good, regular yoga practice will go far in relieving the stress and tension that sometimes cause mild back pain, and in fact, studies have shown that yoga is the number one most effective exercise for relieving back pain. However, not all yoga...

Yoga for Every BODY
Yoga for Every BODY We all want to feel loved, open, free and peaceful. We all desire to let go of the ideals and expectations of the “world” and be simply still. What if you had permission to be anything your heart wanted you to be? What if...

Yoga For Relaxation
People practice yoga for a variety of reasons. Many yoga practitioners are interested in the health benefits that come from regularly performing the routines. Others want a state of harmony between inner and outer self. Still others practice yoga...

Yoga For The Beginner
One of the amazing things about yoga is that despite the great benefits that it produces, it requires no costs. There is not specific yoga training equipment that one has to use in order to obtain the desired results and there is no such thing as...

Yoga Helps Fight Mid-Life Bulge
Copyright 2005 Daily News Central Yoga practice helps middle-aged people lose weight and keep it off, suggest new studies published in the online journal Alternative Therapies In Health and Medicine. Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer...

Yoga helps you lower blood pressure
Hypertension is a common disease nowadays, which, if it's not treated corectly can cause many damages to the other organs of the body. People who suffer from high blood pressure need to lower blood pressure in order to neutralize the effects...

Yoga is a Safe Solution to Weight Control
One more study tells the world, that Yoga can help with weight control and weight loss. The latest study was held by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. The study involved 15,500 healthy, middle-aged, men and...

Yoga Mats – Are They All Created Equal?
Yoga mats are a basic part of every practice. What you might not realize is that there are several types of yoga mats that you can choose from. Sticky Mats - These yoga mats offer a covering for your practice area, as well as some stability for...

Yoga Meditation For Pain Relief
The purpose of this article is to provide information on methods and techniques on how to cope with pain, or in some instances, possibly even overcoming pain with the use of techniques derived from Yoga meditation. Chronic pain sufferers spend...

Yoga Position – What Does Each Type Do?
I often wondered what the value of each type of yoga position is, so I did some research to find out. All yoga positions help to develop strength and flexibility. Yet the type of yoga position that you do also offers some very specific...

Yoga Promotes A Healtheir Life
What goes on in the body when you are doing your asanas? Most of us realize that yoga increases and maintains flexibility, strengthens muscles and increases one's stamina. All forms of yoga invite the participant to attend to their breath and notice...

Yoga - The Solution for Insomnia
At one time, or another, all of us have experienced insomnia for any type of reason. There are times when lack of sleep just can’t be helped, such as: the loss a loved one, going through a divorce, and losing your job. These are some of...

Yoga Therapy for Eating Disorders
Over 10 million women and a million men are affected by different forms of eating disorders in the United States alone. Most of them are teens and the common illnesses are represented by anorexia and bulimia. The physical factors related to these...

Yoke Hatha Yoga with the Raw Foods for Superb Health
Since writing my two books, Beautiful On Raw: UnCooked Creations and Your Right to Be Beautiful: How to Halt the Train of Aging and Meet the Most Beautiful You, about my exploration and acceptance of the raw food lifestyle, I have added another...


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